Tag: John Rigby & Co.

  • John Rigby & Co. has an eye on the future with the appointment of a new apprentice gunmaker

    John Rigby & Co. has an eye on the future with the appointment of a new apprentice gunmaker

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has appointed a new apprentice gunmaker as the company looks to the future, preparing for continued expansion and preserving niche gunmaking skills for future generations. Joshua Dunbar joined Rigby as an apprentice gunmaker in October 2021 and is based at the company’s Pensbury Place workshop and showroom in London. […]

  • John Rigby & Co. appoints new apprentice gunmaker all the way from Kentucky, USA

    John Rigby & Co. appoints new apprentice gunmaker all the way from Kentucky, USA

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. is pleased to share the appointment of Slade Stevens to apprentice gunmaker. Slade began his apprenticeship with Rigby in May after relocating to the UK from Kentucky in the United States to join the company, and has joined the Rigby Academy, a new five-year training programme created to preserve […]

  • Rigby unveils new limited edition Falling Block rifle

    Rigby unveils new limited edition Falling Block rifle

    Modelled on the late Victorian Farquharson rifles, London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has just launched their first 10 new limited edition Rigby Falling Block rifles. After three years in the making, the rifle is built around a true Farquharson action, identical to the original patented John Farquharson design of 1875 and a strong match […]

  • Blend into your surroundings with Rigby’s new rifle slip

    Blend into your surroundings with Rigby’s new rifle slip

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has launched a new stealthy variation of their popular Rigby blue canvas and leather gunslip. Crafted for Rigby by Traditional English Guncases (TEG) London, the rifle slip is made from an earth-coloured canvas and rich dark tan leather, to blend into forested and bush-covered backgrounds.  Designed to protect your […]

  • Shade your eyes in style with Rigby’s new sunglasses

    Shade your eyes in style with Rigby’s new sunglasses

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has added eyewear to its impressive apparel offering. As with the rest of the Rigby range, the new Syncerus sunglasses combine robust practicality with classic style and expert craftsmanship. Handmade in France from ethically sourced buffalo horn, each pair of glasses is built to order with particular focus on […]

  • Three new limited-edition prints added to Rigby Art store

    Three new limited-edition prints added to Rigby Art store

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has added three new limited-edition prints to its acclaimed art collection, each taken from an original work by the company’s in-house engraver and artist, Geoffrey Lignon. The three prints each feature a study of a beautiful and majestic animal, focusing in particular on their eyes. The resulting works are […]

  • North American hunter, Franklin D. Cean wins inaugural Rigby Dagga Boy Award

    North American hunter, Franklin D. Cean wins inaugural Rigby Dagga Boy Award

    After the rigorous judging of over 100 entries into the inaugural Rigby Dagga Boy Award, 78-year-old hunter, Franklin D. Cean from New York state was presented with the trophy at a small, but well-attended event on the London gunmaker, John Rigby & Co.’s booth during the Dallas Safari Club Convention (DSC) 2022. Frank, along with […]

  • Keep drinks at the perfect temperature with Rigby and YETI

    Keep drinks at the perfect temperature with Rigby and YETI

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has teamed up with renowned American outdoor cooler specialists, YETI, to produce an exclusive Rigby branded 20 US oz / 591 ml field tumbler. With double-wall vacuum insulation, the Rigby YETI Rambler® is designed to keep your drink at optimum temperature whether you’re after a heated caffeine hit or […]

  • Caring for your Rigby from generation to generation

    Caring for your Rigby from generation to generation

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has released two new gun care accessories – horn snapping blocks and boiling out funnels – to help keep your Rigby in top condition and stand the test of time. The new Rigby Horn Snapping Blocks are designed for decompressing the mainspring on your double rifle or shotgun, releasing […]

  • Keep calm and help the NHS with Rigby’s rifle raffle

    Keep calm and help the NHS with Rigby’s rifle raffle

    London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. is offering fans a chance to win a rare Rigby rifle and raise funds for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) at the same time. Tickets for this unique raffle will be available from Rigby’s stand at The Game Fair, which will be held at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, from […]